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Interstate 540 westbound at U.S. Highway 401 is closed near Exit 18 and Louisburg Road in Raleigh.
Troopers were still at the scene along Highway 401 around noon on Friday after a body was discovered near the road.
Work to finish the Interstate 540 (Triangle Expressway Southeast Extension) project in southern Wake County will close U.S. Highway 401 between Fuquay-Varina and Garner next week.
Brian Shrader, WRAL anchor/reporter
WRAL Investigates went through North Carolina Department of Transportation's raw data on crashes along state-owned roads and highlighted the areas where defensive driving should be top priority.
Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter, & Randall Kerr, WRAL Investigates producer